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Bay of Plenty Region
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Top international business students in Tauranga for innovation challenge

Business school students from around the world converged on Tauranga recently for the inaugural Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge, hosted by the Waikato Management...

Marine sector embarks on new voyage

Industry sources are optimistic about the potential of the Marine Precinct on the Sulphur Point waterfront to rejuvenate Tauranga’s marine services sector, despite the...

New infrastructure will attract overseas yachts

The new waterfront operation at Sulphur Point will put Tauranga on the map as one of the largest marine precincts in New Zealand, says...

Investors in the Marine Precinct

Hutcheson Boatbuilders Hutcheson Boatbuilders, run by Don Mattson, has been in the marine business since 1993 and is well-known in the Bay of Plenty and...

Stakeholders urge collaboration to make best of precinct

Phil Wardale, who project managed the Marine Precinct development, and whose consultancy will now manage Tauranga City Council-owned Vessel Works, acknowledges there have been...

Westpac Awards announces new Corporate Sponsorship category

Entries are now open for the Westpac Tauranga Business Awards, with Air New Zealand sponsoring a new category that will celebrate Corporate Sponsorship and...

BOP company aims to get green gold from region

A new sort of green gold may soon rival SunGold kiwifruit as a high value crop option for Bay of Plenty orchardists. Tauranga-based company MediCann...

Kiwifruit Claim Group digs in for cross appeal

The Kiwifruit Claim Group plaintiffs are digging in for a court battle extending into the New Year. This follows the Crown’s decision to appeal...

BOP iwi scoop big kiwifruit orchard deal

Bay of Plenty iwi significantly stepped up investment in the kiwifruit sector with the purchase of one of the country’s largest privately held orchard...

The Groundswell effect

Leading technology and business experts will illuminate the key challenges of digital transition during Tauranga’s second annual week-long festival of innovation. The inaugural Groundswell Festival...

Closing the circle

The innovative thinking highlighted at Groundswell will include new ideas being implemented in the Bay on the circular economy. This is the phrase coined...

Artificial Intelligence is already here

New technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) have advanced to the point where non-technical people are able to create systems with ease, says Isuru...

Enterprise Angels looks to make impact in social sectors

Funding group Enterprise Angels plans to launch an approximately $15-$20 million fund that will be the region’s first example of impact investing. The group...

Italian growers key element in Zespri 12 month supply

Even though they are at opposite ends of the globe, kiwifruit growers in Italy and New Zealand are enjoying the benefits of Zespri’s efforts...

Post-harvest company report looks at worker satisfaction

Bay of Plenty post-harvest operator Trevelyan’s Pack and Cool is taking worker wellbeing seriously. The company recently released a detailed report on how it...

Business Expo to focus on regional growth opportunities

Sharon Giblett, a director of event organisers Jigsaw Solutions Group, said the Business Expo was looking to grow and keep innovating following the success...